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Auction 3167B

November 3, 2018 10:00AM

11-03-2018 11-03-2018

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Carved Burl Head

Carved Burl Head

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Carved Burl Head, probably New York State, late 19th/early 20th century, the burl with minimally carved eyes, nose, and mouth, with custom stand, ht. 10 in. Provenance: Originally purchased out More ...

Carved and Painted Iroquois False Face (Spoon Mouth)

Carved and Painted Iroquois False Face (Spoon Mouth)

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Carved and Painted Iroquois False Face (Spoon Mouth), New York State, c. 1860-80, with metal eye surrounds and horsehair, ht. 11 in. Provenance: Ricco/Maresca, New York, 1999. The Marvill More ...

Carved Eskimo Mask

Carved Eskimo Mask

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Carved Eskimo Mask, Lower Yukon Territory, Canada, 19th century, with black and red washes, (surface wear), ht. 9 in., custom black stand. Provenance: Ricco/Maresca, New York, 2001. The More ...

Sewn and Woven Bag

Sewn and Woven Bag

Lot:
34
Unsold
 

Sewn and Woven Bag, composed of wool threads in pink, magenta, yellow, and olive green, the rectangular bag with three tassels below, mounted in a shadow box frame, bag ht. from handle to tassel 13 More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Portrait of a Woman in an Olive Green Dress Holding a White Cloth

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Woman in an Olive Green Dress Holding a White Cloth

Lot:
35
Unsold
 

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Woman in an Olive Green Dress Holding a White Cloth Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 36 x 26 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Lined, More ...

Carved Stone Fertility Staff

Carved Stone Fertility Staff

Lot:
36
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Carved Stone Fertility Staff, Chumash tribe, ht. 28 3/4 in., with a custom stand. The Marvill Collection More ...

Early Hohokam Pottery Bowl

Early Hohokam Pottery Bowl

Lot:
37
Unsold
 

Early Hohokam Pottery Bowl, c. 1000 AD, with flared rim, swirling stylized bird design, (restored), dia. 12 in. Provenance: Gallery 10, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1984. The Marvill Collection More ...

Large Turned Maple Bowl

Large Turned Maple Bowl

Lot:
38
Sold for:
$800$650

Large Turned Maple Bowl, probably 18th century, with pronounced rounded rim and short foot, ht. 9 1/2, dia. 22 3/4 in. The Marvill Collection More ...

Large Carved Burl Bowl

Large Carved Burl Bowl

Lot:
39
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Large Carved Burl Bowl, possibly Eastern Woodland tribes, late 18th century, the oblong bowl with sloping sides and shaped ends with circular handle cutouts, refinished, (repaired crack), ht. 7 1/2, More ...

Paint-decorated Poplar Six-board Chest

Paint-decorated Poplar Six-board Chest

Lot:
40
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Paint-decorated Poplar Six-board Chest, possibly Schoharie County, New York, c. 1810-15, the molded top with applied cleats to underside painted black with red and white vine border and central More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of a Shepherdess with Her Crook and Dog

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Shepherdess with Her Crook and Dog

Lot:
41
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Shepherdess with Her Crook and Dog Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (sight), in an early painted frame. Condition: Paper toned, More ...

Carved and Polychrome Painted Staff with Head

Carved and Polychrome Painted Staff with Head

Lot:
42
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Carved and Polychrome Painted Staff with Head, possibly South Carolina, late 19th century, the top with carved head and elongated face with carved hair detail, painted eyes and lips above a carved More ...

Carved and Painted Maple Walking Cane

Carved and Painted Maple Walking Cane

Lot:
43
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Carved and Painted Maple Walking Cane, 19th century, the knop a finely carved head with a grimacing face, above a spurred shaft encircled by two snakes, old varnished surface with red and black More ...

Carved and Painted Folk Art Cane

Carved and Painted Folk Art Cane

Lot:
44
Sold for:
$492$400

Carved and Painted Folk Art Cane, late 19th/early 20th century, the knop with a bearded man wearing a bowler hat, above the shaft with coiled serpent, climbing lizard, and metal inlaid lettering More ...

Carved and Painted Walking Stick with an African American Bust

Carved and Painted Walking Stick with an African American Bust

Lot:
45
Sold for:
$738$600

Carved and Painted Walking Stick with an African American Bust, 19th century, the finely carved knop of burl painted in black, white, and red, affixed to a heavy spiral-carved shaft, lg. 38 1/2 More ...

Carved Wood Walking Stick

Carved Wood Walking Stick

Lot:
46
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Carved Wood Walking Stick, late 19th century, surmounted by a stylized portrait bust, above a heavy spiral carved shaft, ht. 37 in. The Marvill Collection More ...

Lady's Walking Stick

Lady's Walking Stick

Lot:
47
Sold for:
$246$200

Lady's Walking Stick, late 19th century, the knop carved with a bust of a woman wearing an elaborate feathered hat, the reverse carved with a primitive face, on a tapering shaft, ht. 34 in., on More ...

Carved and Painted Figural Wood Cane with Glass Eyes

Carved and Painted Figural Wood Cane with Glass Eyes

Lot:
48
Unsold
 

Carved and Painted Figural Wood Cane with Glass Eyes, late 19th/early 20th century, the knop carved as an old bearded man, the tapering shaft encircled by a snake in the middle, lg. 36 1/2 in. The More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Walking Stick with Female Bust and Torso

Carved and Painted Wood Walking Stick with Female Bust and Torso

Lot:
49
Unsold
 

Carved and Painted Wood Walking Stick with Female Bust and Torso, 19th century, the possibly pregnant female figure with her hand clasped below her belly, (break and loss near bottom end), ht. 29 More ...

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated and Baleen-inlaid Mythological Jagging Wheel

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated and Baleen-inlaid Mythological Jagging Wheel

Lot:
50
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Carved and Scrimshaw-decorated and Baleen-inlaid Mythological Jagging Wheel, c. 1830, with snake handle, coiled snake around the body, and female legs joined by the pierced wheel, (imperfections), More ...

Steel Snake Whimsey

Steel Snake Whimsey

Lot:
51
Sold for:
$800$650

Steel Snake Whimsey, America, late 19th century, the snake with broad head, all forged from a steel file, lg. 14 in. Provenance: America Hurrah, 1983. The Marvill Collection More ...

Wrought Iron Alligator Figure

Wrought Iron Alligator Figure

Lot:
52
Sold for:
$277$225

Wrought Iron Alligator Figure, with delineated eyes, teeth, and scales, and stylized flattened feet, on a custom stand, figure lg. 12 1/4 in. The Marvill Collection More ...

Carved Pine Swordfish Weathervane

Carved Pine Swordfish Weathervane

Lot:
53
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Carved Pine Swordfish Weathervane, Maine, c. 1900, the stylized elongated form on a tall wood and iron post, lg. 63 in., with custom wall mount. Provenance: From a fish shack in Rockport, Maine; More ...

Two Carved Chairs with Alligator Motifs and a Similarly Carved Alligator Cane

Two Carved Chairs with Alligator Motifs and a Similarly Carved Alligator Cane

Lot:
54
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Two Carved Chairs with Alligator Motifs and a Similarly Carved Alligator Cane, c. 1860-80, alligators carved on the chairs' uprights, crests, legs, and more, one seat of alligator skin, the other More ...

Bundled Rush Duck Decoy with Carved Head

Bundled Rush Duck Decoy with Carved Head

Lot:
55
Sold for:
$738$600

Bundled Rush Duck Decoy with Carved Head, Long Island, New York, early 20th century, with traces of white paint, lg. 13 1/2 in. Provenance: Edmund L. Fuller American Folk Sculpture, New York, More ...

Small Carved and Red-painted Pine Rooster Weathervane.

Small Carved and Red-painted Pine Rooster Weathervane.

Lot:
56
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Small Carved and Red-painted Pine Rooster Weathervane. reportedly Vermont, mid-19th century, with tin joinery and details, weathered original paint, (head reattached), ht. with stand 14 in. More ...

Carved and Black-painted Wood Horse with Horsehair Tail

Carved and Black-painted Wood Horse with Horsehair Tail

Lot:
57
Sold for:
$554$450

Carved and Black-painted Wood Horse with Horsehair Tail, Michigan, c. 1850-60, (missing both ears and a front leg), ht. 16, lg. 18 in., on a rough-hewn wood base. Provenance: Kronen Gallery, More ...

Carved and White-painted Folk Art Figure of a Horse

Carved and White-painted Folk Art Figure of a Horse

Lot:
58
Sold for:
$369$300

Carved and White-painted Folk Art Figure of a Horse, late 19th century, freestanding sculpture with horsehair tail, (missing elements), ht. 22 in. The Marvill Collection More ...

Carved and Red-painted Pine Figure of a Four-legged Animal

Carved and Red-painted Pine Figure of a Four-legged Animal

Lot:
59
Sold for:
$523$425

Carved and Red-painted Pine Figure of a Four-legged Animal, 19th century, probably a cow missing its horns, red overall with black hooves, tail with silver-painted tip, (losses, paint wear), ht. 8, More ...

Painted Wood and Horn Folk Art Steer's Head

Painted Wood and Horn Folk Art Steer's Head

Lot:
60
Sold for:
$3,321$2,700

Painted Wood and Horn Folk Art Steer's Head, Texas, mid-20th century, the applied horns above a black- and white-painted face, ht. 19 in., with custom stand. Literature: Illustrated in Roger More ...